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True Grain Bread

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Healthy, Canadian
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1725 Cowichan Bay Rd, Cowichan Bay, British Columbia V0R 1NO, Canada
+1 250-746-7664
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Cobble Hill, Canada
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

This bakery based in Cowichan Bay has wonderful breads and other sweet treats. My husband has a gluten intolerance and they make several types of breads which he might be able to eat. We are testing two different loaves this week. They are not a gluten free bakery but have an information sheet on the gluten issue and some helpful... More 

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32 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Our BnB host had provided some baked goods for breakfast and I had to more! They were amazing and tasted great. Upon inquiry, she mentioned True Grain. Quaint little bakery. Very pleasant ladies running the place. One of them (probably the owner) was always ready to answer questions about the many options of baked goods on display. She knew her... More 

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Thank Fountainlove
Cowichan Bay, Canada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

My favourites are the rye bread in the sour draw bread but there are many tasty bakery delights here You can buy grain that's grown here locally and money of their products are made with locally grown grain.

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Thank cheesieman
Dallas
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

True Grain turned out to be a great snack stop between activities. We also purchased some bread for dinner the same night, and it was very good.

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Thank Troy M
Cheltenham
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88 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

We popped in here for a coffee and cake. It was tricky to choose as I would have liked all of them. The selection of breads, cookies and jam was great. I eventually selected a cinnamon bun, I have tested them across the west of Canada! It came a very very close second. My partner had an Eccles cake which... More 

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Thank HelenmacCheltenham
Seattle, Washington
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Surprisingly excellent bakery on the north side of Vancouver Island.The cracked wheat bread was fantastic! Also try the carrot and the ginger cookies!

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Thank Michael-1959WA
Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

This was our 3rd visit and we will keep coming...especially for the Pain au chocolat ! Everything else from the bread to the strudel, cinnamon rolls and cookies have also been great. A nice place to go in the morning for a cup of coffee and something to munch on.

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Thank steven c
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80 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped here to recharge 1/2 way through a long bike ride. We walked in and it just smelled amazing. Everything looks delicious and apparently they use ancient grains and pure ingredients so even those who are glucose sensitive can enjoy there breads. They also had some spelt options. The pan au chocolate and the cheese pretzel were both delicious.

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Thank Lisa M
Mill Bay, Canada
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The bread and the crackers here are divine, they also serve great coffee.re in the morning and can not help but walk in and buy some wonderful warm out of the oven pastry or bread.

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Thank ADbuilds
Duncan, British Columbia
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We make a special trip there every few weeks to pick up our very favorite bread. However we always pick up delicious goodies as well.

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Thank Annette F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 8
Cuisine
Healthy, Canadian
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Digital Payments, Cash Only
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 18:00
Monday
08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 18:00
Thursday
08:00 - 18:00
Friday
08:00 - 18:00
Saturday
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1725 Cowichan Bay Rd, Cowichan Bay, British Columbia V0R 1NO, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Cowichan Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 250-746-7664
Description
True Grain Bread is an old world-inspired European bakery specializing in "modern wheat free" ancient grains. We bake everything on site from scratch using primarily organic ingredients. Everything is hand-crafted and all of the bread is baked freshly every day.

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?